LANCUM-726A8E: Silver hammered halfgroat Henry VII or VIII

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Unique ID: LANCUM-726A8E

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Fragmentary silver hammered post-medieval halfgroat of Henry VII or VIII, dating to 1485 - 1526 AD. Obverse of right-facing bust; GRA REX AGL Z. Reverse of square shield on long cross fourchee, DEV' A/DIVTO. The coin is 20.50mm in length, 14.03mm in width and 0.77mm in thickness. It weighs 0.83g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1485
Date to: Circa AD 1526

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.5 mm
Width: 14.03 mm
Thickness: 0.77 mm
Weight: 0.83 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5178

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Numismatic data

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Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
Parish or ward: Warton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD4972
Four figure Latitude: 54.14128987
Four figure longitude: -2.78216349
1:25K map: SD4972
1:10K map: SD47SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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